Company: Wonderful Citrus
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Wonderful Citrus is America's largest integrated grower, shipper
and packer of fresh citrus, including clementine/mandarin, navel
and Valencia oranges; lemons; limes; grapefruits; and other citrus
varieties. Wonderful Citrus owns, cultivates and harvests more than
58,000 acres of fresh citrus and ships around the world each year
to ensure a year-round supply. Our citrus can be found in all
channels of distribution, with our consumer brands most visible in
the produce department of grocery stores across America under the
flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful
Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.
Scouts field searching for signs of pest problems including but not
limited to insects, diseases, weeds, and nematodes.
Here's what you'll do:
Walks fields checking for insects, diseases, weeds, and other
Places and picks up insect traps.
Collects soil and tissue samples for lab analysis.
Performs other technical tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Completes daily scout reports.
Must understand and follow Supervisor's directions and meet
standards set for each of the jobs that may be assigned.
Performs all tasks in a safe manner. Required to wear all safety
gear assigned and asks for instructions when unfamiliar or lacking
knowledge of proper safety procedures.
Here's what you'll bring to the table:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless
candidate has a legally valid exemption.
Valid Texas Drivers License.
Excellent planning and scheduling abilities.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to read and write English.
Citrus experience and row crop experience preferred.
Here's what we'll bring to the table:
Wonderful Giving - a one-of-kind program that donates company money
to charities close to our employees' hearts
Employee college tuition reimbursement
Employee referral program* - $1,500 per exempt referral; $500 per
non-exempt referral, * Taxes applicable.
Full benefits package -- Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement
plan, company matching and annual catch-up, Employee Assistance
Program, company-paid life insurance (spouse and dependents to age
26), life insurance, AD&D insurance, flexible spending accounts
Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful,
fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 9,000 employees
worldwide. We've made Wonderful Pistachios one of America's
top-selling salty snacks. We've turned pomegranates and POM
Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1
mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled
water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California's top-selling,
high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world's largest
flower delivery service.
The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate
social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in
environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million
in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30
million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in
California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness
programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for
employees and their dependents.
Wonderful Citrus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with
opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other
EEO is the law
Keywords: Wonderful Citrus, Edinburg , Pest Scout, Other , Edinburg, Texas
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